The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / North West
Rank 9 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 292 372 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.10% 9.49% 9.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.13% 26.53% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 227 207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 5
Median hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £29.00 £31.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.18 £47.33 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1038 1402 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 39.45% 35.78% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 899 697
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 61 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.54 £41.32 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the North West region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the North West region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Java
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 153 £400 - 83
Cheshire +2 62 £425 +6.25% 24
Merseyside +12 35 £500 +29.03%
Lancashire -13 16 £420 -6.77% 7
Cumbria +13 1 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Java.

1 377 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (32.19%) TDD
3 218 (31.19%) JavaScript
4 177 (25.32%) Spring
5 158 (22.60%) Scrum
6 137 (19.60%) BDD
7 136 (19.46%) SQL
8 132 (18.88%) Git (software)
9 131 (18.74%) Linux
10 115 (16.45%) RESTful
10 115 (16.45%) Jenkins
11 113 (16.17%) Web Services
12 111 (15.88%) HTML
13 110 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
14 109 (15.59%) Oracle
15 104 (14.88%) Finance
16 101 (14.45%) Python
17 93 (13.30%) XML
18 92 (13.16%) OO
18 92 (13.16%) AngularJS
19 88 (12.59%) CSS
20 84 (12.02%) JSON
21 79 (11.30%) DevOps
21 79 (11.30%) Microservices
22 77 (11.02%) REST
22 77 (11.02%) J2EE
23 76 (10.87%) NoSQL
23 76 (10.87%) Open Source
24 74 (10.59%) Hibernate
25 71 (10.16%) Selenium

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (6.58%) Tomcat
2 43 (6.15%) WebSphere
3 31 (4.43%) WebLogic
4 29 (4.15%) JBoss
5 24 (3.43%) Apache
6 20 (2.86%) nginx
7 19 (2.72%) Confluence
8 17 (2.43%) CMS
9 15 (2.15%) GeoServer
10 14 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (1.72%) OpenStack
12 11 (1.57%) Apache Spark
13 10 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (1.43%) GlassFish
14 9 (1.29%) Jetty
15 8 (1.14%) IIS
16 7 (1.00%) Tuxedo
16 7 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
17 6 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
18 5 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.29%) MS Office
2 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) Mingle
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.72%) BASE24
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.43%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.86%) PaaS
4 12 (1.72%) GitHub
5 11 (1.57%) IaaS
6 10 (1.43%) Slack
7 9 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.00%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.00%) SaaS
10 4 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.57%) TestFlight
11 3 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.43%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.43%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.29%) Google Play
13 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.58%) HTTP
2 20 (2.86%) Network Security
3 18 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.29%) SSL
5 12 (1.72%) Kerberos
6 10 (1.43%) Internet
7 8 (1.14%) DNS
7 8 (1.14%) LDAP
8 7 (1.00%) Firewall
8 7 (1.00%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.72%) AMQP
9 5 (0.72%) ATM
9 5 (0.72%) DHCP
10 3 (0.43%) FTP
10 3 (0.43%) IPsec
10 3 (0.43%) SMTP
10 3 (0.43%) SNMP
10 3 (0.43%) VPN
11 2 (0.29%) SAN
11 2 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (10.87%) NoSQL
2 59 (8.44%) MySQL
3 57 (8.15%) MongoDB
4 50 (7.15%) Relational Database
5 39 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (4.72%) SQL Server
7 28 (4.01%) Oracle Database
8 25 (3.58%) Big Data
9 24 (3.43%) DB2
10 20 (2.86%) Hadoop
11 19 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (2.15%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.86%) Redis
14 9 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
16 6 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.72%) OLAP
17 5 (0.72%) OLAP Cube
17 5 (0.72%) SAP BW
17 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 132 (18.88%) Git (software)
2 115 (16.45%) Jenkins
3 71 (10.16%) Selenium
4 65 (9.30%) Maven
5 56 (8.01%) JUnit
6 55 (7.87%) JIRA
7 54 (7.73%) Cucumber
8 38 (5.44%) Subversion
9 31 (4.43%) Gradle
10 29 (4.15%) Eclipse
11 18 (2.58%) WebDriver
12 16 (2.29%) JBehave
13 15 (2.15%) Mercurial
14 13 (1.86%) Ant
15 12 (1.72%) TestNG
16 11 (1.57%) Jasmine
16 11 (1.57%) JMeter
17 10 (1.43%) IntelliJ
17 10 (1.43%) Travis CI
17 10 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 104 (14.88%) Finance
2 28 (4.01%) Banking
3 25 (3.58%) Games
4 21 (3.00%) Retail
5 17 (2.43%) Marketing
6 14 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.29%) Electronics
9 7 (1.00%) Legal
10 4 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.57%) Back Office
10 4 (0.57%) Publishing
11 3 (0.43%) Advertising
12 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.29%) Military
12 2 (0.29%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 434 (62.09%) Developer
2 282 (40.34%) Java Developer
3 64 (9.16%) Senior Developer
4 54 (7.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 52 (7.44%) Agile Developer
6 47 (6.72%) Agile Java Developer
7 34 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 33 (4.72%) Android Developer
8 33 (4.72%) Architect
9 32 (4.58%) Analyst
10 30 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
11 25 (3.58%) Tester
12 24 (3.43%) Consultant
13 23 (3.29%) Software Engineer
14 21 (3.00%) Automation Tester
14 21 (3.00%) Senior Agile Developer
14 21 (3.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 20 (2.86%) Java Engineer
16 19 (2.72%) Scala Developer
17 18 (2.58%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (25.32%) Spring
2 115 (16.45%) RESTful
3 113 (16.17%) Web Services
4 111 (15.88%) HTML
5 93 (13.30%) XML
6 92 (13.16%) AngularJS
7 88 (12.59%) CSS
8 84 (12.02%) JSON
9 77 (11.02%) J2EE
9 77 (11.02%) REST
10 74 (10.59%) Hibernate
11 63 (9.01%) SOAP
12 57 (8.15%) HTML5
13 56 (8.01%) .NET
14 46 (6.58%) jQuery
15 44 (6.29%) CSS3
16 43 (6.15%) Node.js
17 29 (4.15%) Spring Boot
18 27 (3.86%) Dropwizard
19 24 (3.43%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.15%) Mobile App
3 26 (3.72%) User Experience
4 19 (2.72%) Digital Media
4 19 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (1.86%) Clustering
5 13 (1.86%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.72%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.29%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.14%) Mobile Games
10 6 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (0.86%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.72%) Cryptography
11 5 (0.72%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.72%) Derivative
11 5 (0.72%) EMV
11 5 (0.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 131 (18.74%) Linux
2 51 (7.30%) Android
3 50 (7.15%) Unix
4 44 (6.29%) Windows
5 37 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (3.29%) Apple iOS
7 19 (2.72%) CentOS
8 13 (1.86%) AIX
9 10 (1.43%) Solaris
10 7 (1.00%) Fedora
10 7 (1.00%) HPUX
10 7 (1.00%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.86%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.72%) Windows Server
13 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (32.19%) TDD
3 158 (22.60%) Scrum
4 137 (19.60%) BDD
5 110 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (13.16%) OO
7 79 (11.30%) DevOps
7 79 (11.30%) Microservices
8 76 (10.87%) Open Source
9 71 (10.16%) E-Commerce
10 67 (9.59%) Software Engineering
11 66 (9.44%) Pair Programming
12 65 (9.30%) Kanban
13 57 (8.15%) Web Development
14 54 (7.73%) Configuration Management
15 43 (6.15%) Unit Testing
16 41 (5.87%) SDLC
17 40 (5.72%) Automated Testing
18 38 (5.44%) Android Development
19 37 (5.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 218 (31.19%) JavaScript
2 136 (19.46%) SQL
3 101 (14.45%) Python
4 66 (9.44%) Ruby
5 44 (6.29%) Scala
6 43 (6.15%) C#
7 35 (5.01%) Perl
8 32 (4.58%) PHP
9 25 (3.58%) Groovy
10 23 (3.29%) Bash Shell
10 23 (3.29%) C
11 21 (3.00%) C++
12 20 (2.86%) PL/SQL
13 19 (2.72%) Objective-C
14 16 (2.29%) Clojure
14 16 (2.29%) Shell Script
15 15 (2.15%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.86%) COBOL
17 11 (1.57%) Apple Swift
18 9 (1.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 48 (6.87%) Security Cleared
2 31 (4.43%) Degree
3 26 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.29%) ISEB
6 5 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.29%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) HND
9 2 (0.29%) RHCE
9 2 (0.29%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.14%) CCNA
10 1 (0.14%) CCNP
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.14%) CISSP
10 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PMP
10 1 (0.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.01%) QA
2 7 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.57%) SDET
4 2 (0.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (2.86%) Docker
2 12 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.29%) Xen
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 51 (7.30%) Puppet
2 33 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (3.15%) Ansible
4 9 (1.29%) Kibana
4 9 (1.29%) Nagios
5 7 (1.00%) Ganglia
5 7 (1.00%) Graphite
5 7 (1.00%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.00%) Riemann
6 6 (0.86%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (0.86%) Netcool
6 6 (0.86%) SCOM
6 6 (0.86%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.72%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.43%) Packer
9 2 (0.29%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.29%) SELinux
9 2 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 109 (15.59%) Oracle
2 37 (5.29%) IBM
3 36 (5.15%) Red Hat
4 26 (3.72%) hybris
4 26 (3.72%) Microsoft
5 20 (2.86%) Google
5 20 (2.86%) VMware
6 18 (2.58%) SAP
7 15 (2.15%) ESRI
8 13 (1.86%) ATG
9 12 (1.72%) Perforce
10 10 (1.43%) HP
10 10 (1.43%) Sybase
11 8 (1.14%) SaltStack
11 8 (1.14%) Talend
12 6 (0.86%) CA
12 6 (0.86%) Micro Focus
13 5 (0.72%) IFS
13 5 (0.72%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.72%) Vertica
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